Not just any tomatoes; Christian tomatoes.
Talking Christian tomatoes that praise the cross instead of Allah.
This is certainly a new twist in the thousand year history of crusades, and it promises to be a messy one.
While John McCain and his Likudnik extremist fringe will no doubt cast aspersions on the tomato attack, preferring instead the much more lethal Tomahawk attack, administration insiders speaking on condition of anonymity point out that at least Obama will be able to say he "did" something.
"Besides," the unnamed insider continued, "the spellings are somewhat similar, and tomatoes are red, which makes them an aesthetically appropriate response to the crossing of red lines."